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By CHRIS BRUMMITT | October 25, 2014 10:18 pm
Poor health systems in Asia cause for Ebola alarm
  • Brazil votes for next leader after bitter campaign
    Associated Press | October 25, 2014 9:42 pm
    President Dilma Rousseff is counting on Brazilians' gratefulness for a decade of progress to overcome concerns about a sluggish economy as the leftist leader seeks re-election on Sunday after a bitter, unpredictable campaign.
  • Hockey returns to Ottawa with emotional ceremony
    Associated Press | October 25, 2014 9:24 pm
    Players on opposing teams formed a circle at center ice as hockey made a stirring return to Ottawa on Saturday night.
  • US: Power to visit Ebola-ravaged West Africa
    Associated Press | October 25, 2014 8:37 pm
    The United States ambassador to the United Nations is on her way to visit all three of the West African countries hit hardest by the Ebola outbreak, amid rising calls for travel restrictions back home in the U.S.
  • Brazil's election: 'Ghosts' versus 'Monsters'
    Associated Press | October 25, 2014 4:36 pm
    Brazilian voters electing a new president Sunday are being asked to decide what scares them least: the incumbent's warnings about the "ghosts of the past," or her challenger's charges about the "monsters of the present."
  • Correction: US-United States-Iraq-US Death story
    Associated Press | October 25, 2014 2:12 pm
    In a story Oct. 24 about the death of a U.S. service member in the fight against the Islamic State group, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the soldier who died in a noncombat-related incident was the first death in the military operation. A Marine who ejected from a plane over the Persian Gulf earlier in October and was presumed lost at sea was the first death, although that soldier isn't on the Defense Department's public list of deaths because the official paperwork hasn't been completed.
  • Canada reopens grounds of Parliament Hill
    Associated Press | October 25, 2014 1:30 pm
    Canadians returned to the reopened grounds of Parliament Hill on Saturday just three days after a gunman shot and killed a soldier at the national war memorial and then stormed Parliament before he was gunned down.
  • Boat accident leaves 26 dead in Zambia
    Associated Press | October 25, 2014 12:42 pm
    At least 26 people, most of them children, died when a crowded boat capsized in Zambia while on the way to a national celebration, police said Saturday.
  • Mussolini air raid shelter opens to tourists
    Associated Press | October 25, 2014 12:37 pm
    A Roman villa's wine cellar, which was converted into an air raid shelter for Benito Mussolini and the Italian dictator's family, is opening its anti-gas, double steel doors to tourists.
  • WHO: Number of Ebola-linked cases passes 10,000
    Associated Press | October 25, 2014 11:48 am
    More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola and nearly half of them have died, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread.
  • In Pakistan, a coup that wasn't
    Associated Press | October 25, 2014 11:24 am
    It had all the elements of a classic coup: thousands descending on the capital, clashing with police outside parliament and commandeering state TV to demand the ouster of a civilian leader who had locked horns with the military in a country with a long history of turmoil and dictatorship.
  • Clashes in northern Lebanon kill 5, wound others
    Associated Press | October 25, 2014 11:19 am
    Lebanese troops battled Islamic militants in the northern city of Tripoli for a second day Saturday, with five people killed and more than a dozen wounded in the clashes, the Lebanese army and state media said.
  • Ukraine pauses before decisive vote
    Associated Press | October 25, 2014 11:14 am
    Ukraine braced for decisive parliamentary elections Saturday against the backdrop of unrest in eastern regions roiled by conflict between government troops and pro-Russian separatist forces.
  • Egypt leader: 'Foreign hands' behind Sinai attack
    Associated Press | October 25, 2014 11:14 am
    Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Saturday that an assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 31 troops was a "foreign-funded operation" and vowed to take drastic action against militants.
  • Iran hangs woman for killing alleged rapist
    Associated Press | October 25, 2014 11:06 am
    Iran hanged a woman on Saturday who was convicted of murdering a man she alleged was trying to rape her, drawing swift international condemnation for a prosecution several countries described as flawed.
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